Video SpaceX Rocket LandingMay 17, 2017 – 06:30 am

Video SpaceX Rocket Landing

This Jan. 10, 2015 image from video provided by SpaceX shows its booster rocket trying to land on a floating barge in the Atlantic after launch, in an unprecedented attempt that ended in a fiery explosion. The video released Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 shows the rocket hitting the football field-sized barge a couple hundred miles off Florida s northeastern coast. The landing attempt came minutes after separation from the main rocket that successfully delivered…

Elon Musk YouTube videosMay 16, 2017 – 06:23 am

Elon Musk YouTube videos

Elon Musk goes through life with a go big or go home type of attitude. So in 1, Musk decided to reward himself with a new car after selling his startup — Zip2 — for more than $300 million. And not just any car. The greatest car of its time. The $1 million McLaren F1 hypercar (as seen on Bold Ride). It s a million dollars for a car,Justine said. It s decadent.Three years ago, I was showering at the YMCA and sleeping on the office floor,Musk told…

Elon Musk Solar charging StationsMay 15, 2017 – 06:23 am

Elon Musk Solar charging Stations

Electric car maker Tesla announced on Monday night that it has installed its “Supercharger” rapid car charging network at an initial six locations throughout California and Tesla says charging at these stations will be free “indefinitely” for Model S owners. Tesla says the Superchargers will be powered by solar technology, developed by solar installer SolarCity (Tesla CEO Elon Musk also is an investor and the Chairman of SolarCity). Musk has been…

SpaceX Engine Failure CauseMay 11, 2017 – 06:12 am

SpaceX Engine Failure Cause

A day after an explosion that destroyed an Orbital Sciences Antares rocket carrying a space station cargo ship, company officials said Wednesday they hope to zero in on the likely cause of the mishap within a week or so, based on a detailed review of telemetry, analysis of video and inspection of recovered debris. The 130-foot-tall Antares rocket, powered by extensively modified Soviet-era first-stage engines, blasted off from the Mid-Atlantic Regional…

SpaceX crs-3 NewsMay 1, 2017 – 11:15 pm

SpaceX crs-3 News

Photo Credit: SpaceX CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – The rescheduled launch of a Space Exploration Technologies ( SpaceX ) Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket has been pushed back yet again – this time with no new launch date provided. Liftoff had been slated to occur in the late evening hours of Sunday, March 30. The cause for the delay was the same as the one which forced United Launch Alliance ( ULA ) to postpone their launch of an Atlas V 541 rocket from nearby Space…

SpaceX Launch CountdownApril 19, 2017 – 10:33 pm

SpaceX Launch Countdown

SpaceX is counting down to liftoff Saturday of a Falcon 9 rocket with a commercial cargo craft heading for the International Space Station after engineers replaced a component in an upper stage steering system that grounded the launcher Tuesday. Launch of the 208-foot-tall Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled for 4:47:07 a.m. EST (0947:07 GMT). The mission has just one second to blast off Saturday or else wait for another opportunity to fly Tuesday. The tight…

Elon Musk Solar City TickerApril 16, 2017 – 10:27 pm

Elon Musk Solar City Ticker

Outfitting your home with cheap solar power just got a lot easier. The loan option, called MyPower, is structured like an energy payment, in that the customer pays off the loan by paying their energy bill — and it s a win-win, because these payments can end up being cheaper than your traditional power bill. And after 30 years, the power is free. Here s how it works, according to SolarCity founder and CEO Lyndon Rive: customers take out a 30-year loan…

SpaceX Elon Musk StockApril 15, 2017 – 10:19 pm

SpaceX Elon Musk Stock

Tweet Facebook Linkedin Share icons The U.S. Air Force certified SpaceX to launch satellites for the Pentagon, it was announced Tuesday. This is significant news for Elon Musk’s 13-year-old aerospace company, which has long been involved in a court case over certification from the Pentagon. As the Washingtonreports, obtaining Pentagon certification means SpaceX can compete with United Launch Alliance, a joint space venture formed in 2006 by Lockheed…

SpaceX Boeing BatteryApril 9, 2017 – 10:00 pm

SpaceX Boeing Battery

Boeing is currently dealing with a bit of a disaster as the company’s 787 Dreamliner has been grounded due to safety concerns. The problem stems from rechargeable batteries aboard the aircraft overheating and potentially setting on fire. Such an incident happened earlier this month when a Japan Airlines Dreamliner caught on fire soon after landing in Boston. Musk has had to harness battery tech not only to run his Tesla Motors, but also to function…

Tesla SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic FutureApril 7, 2017 – 09:56 pm

Tesla SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Rating : 5/5 TL;DR : Highly recommended biography of Elon Musk. Dream big, follow your mission and execute. Money will come when you don’t chase it. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future is a massively popular bestseller that offers an insight into the life of the extraordinary Silicon Valley Tycoon Elon Musk. The book shares the entrepreneur’s rags to riches story and how he became a giant business magnate. The author wrote…